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Glendora Police Arrest Man 3 Times In 1 Day, Cites California’s Zero-Bail Policy For Inability To Keep Suspect Behind Bars

ABC 7-

Glendora police this week arrested and released a man for allegedly stealing cars and other property three times in the same day, blaming California’s new zero-bail policy for their inability to keep the suspect behind bars.

In early April, the California Judicial Council established a new policy setting bail at zero for most misdemeanor and low-level felonies to keep the jail population lower during the coronavirus crisis.

As a result, Glendora police say, they were unable to keep a car theft suspect in custody, and ended up arresting him three times in the span of 12 hours for separate thefts, the final one resulting in a car chase.

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